West Hartlepool Harbour and Railway Company

Details of RAIL 730
Reference:RAIL 730
Title:
West Hartlepool Harbour and Railway Company
Description:

Stock and share registers, minutes and reports of the West Hartlepool Harbour and Railway Company.

Date: 1839-1947
Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Former reference in its original department WHH
Legal status: Public Record
Language: English
Creator: West Hartlepool Harbour and Railway Company, 1852-1865
Physical description: 95 files and volumes
Administrative / biographical background:

Under act of 30th June 1852 (16 Vic, cap.142), Hartlepool West Harbour and Dock Company and Stockton and Hartlepool Railway Company were amalgamated to form West Hartlepool Harbour and Railway Company. New company purchased Clarence Railway Company which became vested in West Hartlepool Harbour and Railway Company, three companies not being actually merged into one until 17th May 1853. West Hartlepool Harbour and Railway Company was amalgamated with North Eastern Railway Company as from 30th June 1865 under act of 1865 (28 and 29 Vic, cap.368).

North Eastern Railway Company, Hull and Barnsley Railway Company, and Hull Joint Dock Committee were dissolved and united into one company by name of North Eastern Railway Company as from 1st April 1922 by virtue of North Eastern and Hull and Barnsley railway companies Amalgamation Scheme 1922 date 1st April 1922. This North Eastern Railway Company became part of London and North Eastern Railway Company as from 1st January 1923 under North Eastern, Eastern and East Scottish Group Amalgamation Scheme 1922 dated 30th December 1922.

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